Northwestern State University-College of Business and Technology

Our college supports our students and our area businesses. We offer degrees as well as continuing education for professional development. Experiential learning connects our students to industry. Please contact us for more information.

About

The College of Business and Technology is dedicated to providing a high quality – market responsive business and technology education, preparing our diverse student population for successful careers and enriched lives in the public, private and nonprofit sectors, and enhancing our students’ academic experiences through our research and scholarly activities. It is our goal to advance the vision of Northwestern state by offering students innovative and transformative learning experiences that prepare our graduates for life and career success. Learn more about our world-class program offerings by visiting the links below.

Our degree programs include the following:

Bachelor of Science Degrees

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Model development
  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Ideation
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Financial Modeling
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Tax Credits

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship
  • Employee Development
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Insurance
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Policies and Templates
  • Recruiting
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives
  • Workforce Training

Import and Export Assistance

  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Locating Foreign Distributors
  • Networking/Exploring Exporting
  • Trade Education and Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Business Degree Program
  • Internship Program
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Placement
  • Student Research Projects
  • Student Training

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Augmented / Virtual Reality and Holographics
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Marketing and Sales

  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Website Development

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Accounting
  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Human Resources
  • Organizational Audits
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Operations and Logistics

  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Policy

Regulatory Compliance

  • Insurance Requirements

Space

  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Site Location Assistance

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Startup Business Counseling

Tax Services

  • State and Federal Tax Training
  • Tax Preparation Assistance

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Coding Schools, Bootcamps, Classes
  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services
  • Website Development

Training

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • International Trade Education and Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Startup Classes
Primary Contact
Carmella Parker
Address
Russell Hall, Room 201A
Natchitoches, La 71457